Mini Bio (1)
Born and raised in Italy, Francesca has been acting in all media between Europe and the States where she now resides.
Francesca also presented the work of Dario Fo (Nobel Prize winner for Literature) and Franca Rame to American audiences with the bold one woman comedy show "Orgasmo Adulto Escapes From the Zoo," for which she won the ADA Artistic Director Achievement Award for Best Actress in a Comedy (Los Angeles) and The Bay Area Critics Award for Best Solo Performance (San Francisco). She also received amazing recognition from the press in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago.
She has worked with unforgettable character actor Vincent Schiavelli presenting the show "Cc'era 'Na Vota" in Sicilian dialect (not her own) to audiences in Sicily.
Milestone Italian Writer Dacia Maraini saw Francesca's performance of Maraini's one woman show "Love Letter" and invited her to present it during special events and festivals in Italy. Francesca also recently presented Maraini's famous play from the '70s "Dialogue Between a Prostitute and Her Client" in Pasadena, for which she received outstanding reviews. She was invited to perform at the Marsh Theater in San Francisco for an evening of "Best Hit Shows" which also got rave reviews.
Francesca has appeared in many national commercials working with famous talents like Herb Ritts, Elizabeth Taylor and Bob Richardson.
She studied with Dominic De Fazio, Susan Perez from the Actor's Studio and the legendary Jeff Corey.
She can currently be seen as one of the leads in Bryan Singer's critically acclaimed digital web series "H+" and did voice overs for "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted". She also has very proudly worked with Oscar winner Daniel Day Lewis on the film "Nine" for director Rob Marshall.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Crystal Lujan